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New Julia Roberts feature finishes Bali leg of shoot

Julia Roberts’ new feature, Eat Pray Love, has completed the Bali leg of a shoot that’s also encompassing locations in Italy, India and the USA. Based on a true story, the film follows a woman who sets off on a round-the-world trip after a divorce. Co-stars include James Franco and Javier Bardem.

New Specsavers ad shoots in Tayrona National Park, Colombia

Specsavers has shot its new commercial on a beach in Tayrona National Park in north Colombia. Specs Effect features hundreds of bikini-clad women running though a jungle to a beach where a man sprays himself with deodorant. The women then turn away when the man puts on a hideous pair of glasses to see them properly. The spot parodies the 2006 Lynx commercial Billions.

Ontario production soars between 2008 and 2009

Production throughout Ontario’s audio-visual industry rose by a substantial 41% through 2009 compared to the previous year’s figures, with foreign projects alone showing an increase of 114% on 2008, according to the Ontario Media Development Corporation.

New York State increases filming tax credit

The New York State film production tax credit has increased its allocation from USD350 million to USD429 million per year. This will start in 2010’s tax year and will be valid for five years. There will however be an increase in the percentage or number of shooting days that must be shot at a qualified facility.

Filming in Egypt

In February 2000, the Egyptian government decreed that a new film and TV production zone would revitalise the fortunes of a struggling film industry. So how has the Egyptian Media Production City (EMPC) fared in the last decade, in the face of stern opposition

On location in Chile

Quantum of Solace, The Dance of Victory, The Motorcycle Diaries, high-end ads and international TV dramas and documentaries. Exactly why is it that the Chilean film industry has been punching far above its weight for the last couple of years?

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